the mind boggles

Definition of the mind boggles

informal

  1. —used to indicate amazement The mind boggles at what he has accomplished.

Word by Word Definitions

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

    :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely

boggleplay boggles
  1. :  to start with fright or amazement :  be overwhelmed

    :  to hesitate because of doubt, fear, or scruples

    :  mishandle, bungle


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